Besan dhokla is a Gujarati snack. Being steamed besan dhokla is healthy and nutritious too. Learn how to make Gujarati dhokla.
350gms Gram flour (Besan) 1 cup Curd (Stirred) 1 tsp Green Chilies (paste) 1 tsp Ginger (paste) Salt to taste 1 tsp Soda bi-carb / Eno fruit salt 1 Lemon juice 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder 1 tbsp Oil For Tampering Few Curry leaves 1 tsp Mustard Seeds 2 tsp Oil Coriander leaves (chopped) 2-3 green chilies (vertically slit)
How to make besan dhokla:
In a bowl add gram flour (besan), Curd and water.
Mix well and make a smooth batter. The batter should be of thick consistency.
Add salt and set aside for 4 hours covered with a lid.
Take the ginger and green chili paste and add to the batter. Also add turmeric powder and mix well.
Keep the steamer or cooker ready on gas.
Grease a baking dish (it should fit in the steamer or cooker).
Now in small bowl take a tsp. of soda bi-carb or eno, 1tsp oil and lemon juice and mix well.
Add this to the batter and mix well.
Pour the batter into the greased pan and steam for 10-12 minutes or till done.
Cool for sometime and cut into big cubes.
Heat little oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves allow to splutter. Remove and pour it over dhoklas.
Garnish the besan dhokla with coriander and slited green chilies.